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Rozana Carducci; Jordan Harper; Adrianna Kezar – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2024
"Higher Education Leadership" offers a groundbreaking exploration of leadership in higher education. Rozana Carducci, Jordan Harper, and Adrianna Kezar challenge traditional paradigms and ideologies that hinder progress--advocating instead for liberatory systemic change. The authors highlight new and evolving interdisciplinary leadership…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Styles, Interdisciplinary Approach, Systems Approach
Steven Mintz – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2024
In "The Learning-Centered University," renowned historian Steven Mintz unveils a comprehensive blueprint for addressing the critical issues of stagnating incomes and productivity, persistent wealth inequalities, and political polarization plaguing colleges and universities today. With practical strategies and a deep understanding of the…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Finance, Access to Education, Educational Change
Freeman A. Hrabowski III – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2024
In 2020, some higher education leaders successfully navigated the unprecedented challenges the year presented and emerged as resilient agents of change in their academic communities. Freeman A. Hrabowski III was one of many leaders who followed the science during the pandemic and followed his heart in the fight for racial justice, even though the…
Descriptors: Universities, Resilience (Psychology), Inclusion, Institutional Mission
Dave Cormier – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2024
In a world overflowing with information, how can we adapt our learning methods to thrive? Dave Cormier, a pioneering figure in digital education, presents a thought-provoking manifesto in "Learning in a Time of Abundance." A leading voice in digital learning, Cormier offers a fresh perspective on how we can face the uncertainty of a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Processes, Educational Change, Information Literacy
Mary Dana Hinton – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2024
Students and faculty in higher education increasingly reflect more diverse backgrounds, but this diversity remains rare in many leadership roles. In Leading from the Margins, Mary Dana Hinton celebrates the unique strengths of marginalized individuals, inviting them to embrace their leadership potential and make a difference. Drawing from Hinton's…
Descriptors: Universities, College Administration, Instructional Leadership, Minority Groups
Marybeth Gasman; Levon T. Esters – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2024
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) play a pivotal role in promoting social and economic mobility for African Americans and in mentoring the next generation of Black leaders. In "HBCU," Marybeth Gasman and Levon T. Esters explore the remarkable impact and contributions of these significant institutions. Through inspiring…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Role, Student Empowerment, African American Students
Timothy L. Fields; Shereem Herndon-Brown – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2024
Finding the right college is a challenge for all students, but Black families face additional challenges and questions when navigating the admissions process. Veteran admissions experts Timothy L. Fields and Shereem Herndon-Brown demystify this complexity by advising families on when to begin the process, where to apply, and how to be a…
Descriptors: College Admission, African American Students, College Applicants, Black Colleges
Abrams, Annie – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
Every year, millions of students take Advanced Placement (AP) exams hoping to score enough points to earn college credit and save on their tuition bill. But are they getting a real college education? The College Board says that AP classes and exams make the AP program more accessible and represent a step forward for educational justice. But the…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Standardized Tests, High School Students, College Curriculum
Wright, Mary C. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
Centers for Teaching and Learning (CTLs) are important change agents on campus with strategies that are unique and impactful--but sometimes unarticulated or misaligned. In this wide-ranging book, Mary C. Wright maps the landscape of 1,200+ CTLs in the United States through a unique approach: by conducting complex web searches to identify and…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Educational Strategies, Online Searching, Classification
Garcia, Gina Ann – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
Beyond having over a quarter of their undergraduate students be Hispanic, what makes Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) uniquely Latinx? And how can university leaders, faculty, and staff transform these institutions into spaces that promote racial equity, social justice, and collective liberation? In "Transforming Hispanic-Serving…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Colleges, Universities
Kimball, Bruce A. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
As endowments and fundraising campaigns have skyrocketed in recent decades, critics have attacked higher education for steeply increasing its production cost and price and the snowballing debt of students. In "Wealth, Cost, and Price in American Higher Education," Bruce A. Kimball and Sarah M. Iler reveal how these trends began 150 years…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Student Costs, Higher Education, Debt (Financial)
Alexander, Bryan – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
Scientists agree that we are on the precipice of a global climate crisis. How will it transform colleges and universities? In 2019, intense fires in the San Francisco Bay Area closed universities and drove afflicted people to shelter at other campuses. At the same time, extraordinary fires ravaged eastern Australia. Several universities responded…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Climate, Natural Disasters, Research
Bastedo, Michael N., Ed.; Altbach, Philip G., Ed.; Gumport, Patricia J., Ed. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
Whether it is advances in information technology, organized social movements, or racial inequality and social class stratification, higher education serves as a lens for examining significant issues within American society. First published in 1998, "American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century" offers a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Race
González Stokas, Ariana – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
As institutions increasingly reckon with histories entangled with slavery and Indigenous dispossession, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts occupy a central role in the strategy and resources of higher education. Yet reparation is rarely offered as a viable strategy for institutional transformation. In Reparative Universities, Ariana…
Descriptors: Racism, Social Justice, Colonialism, Higher Education
Bleemer, Zachary; Kumar, Mukul; Mehta, Aashish; Muellerleile, Chris; Newfield, Christopher – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023
High school and college students are inundated by indicators and rankings supposedly designed to help them decide where to go to college and what to study once they arrive. In "Metrics That Matter," coauthors Zachary Bleemer, Mukul Kumar, Aashish Mehta, Chris Muellerleile, and Christopher Newfield take a critical look at these metrics…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, College Choice, Universities
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